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2013 Oregon Asset Builders Conference

Building Oregon's FutureThank you for joining us at

Building Oregon’s Future:
2013 Oregon Asset Builders Conference

This year’s conference was held in Salem, OR from April 24-25, 2013.  To see pictures by Small Planet Photography from the event, please visit our Facebook page.

Thank you to our sponsors:

MAPS Community Foundation and Chase Bank

Tuesday, April 23

Pre-Conference: Oregon IDA Initiative Providers Meeting
9 am to 7 pm, Salem Convention Center
On Tuesday morning, CASA of Oregon met with their partner networks. On Tuesday afternoon, Oregon IDA Initiative Providers gathered in an Initiative-wide meeting.

Attendance to the Pre-Conference meetings was limited to staff and organizations delivering IDAs funded by the Oregon IDA Initiative.

Wednesday, April 24

Building Oregon’s Future: 2013 Oregon Asset Builders Conference: Day I
8 am to 7 pm, Salem Convention Center
A full day featuring twelve information-packed breakout sessions and two plenaries, culminating in a reception celebrating IDAs in Oregon.
IDA Marketplace – Conference attendees purchased products and services from vendors who were successful IDA microenterprise graduates!

Thursday, April 25

Building Oregon’s Future: 2013 Oregon Asset Builders Conference: Day II
8 am to 4 pm, Salem First United Methodist Church and the Oregon State Capitol
A full day focused on asset building policy in Oregon and dialogue with policy makers.  Attendees heard updates on asset building policy in the Oregon Legislature and took time to speak with their legislators about the needs and circumstances in their communities.

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Have questions?  Please contact Kathy Turner by email or 503-226-3001 ext. 101